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Jul 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
begin in baltimore city where thousands remain in the dark tonight four days after the storm. >> reporter: seven people in maryland are now reported dead in the aftermath of the storm, including four heat-related deaths and tonight 800 more crews from across north america have arrived to help with massive problems like this one. >> right there. >> right in between. >> reporter: look closely and you can see westbrook's car underneath this massive tree. he was driving on rogers avenue when it landed on top of him. >> the tree surrounding all four of my doors, crashed through my back window, and i couldn't get out. >> reporter: crews had to pry him out. now power crews are trying to disentangle his car from the tree and get the lights back on in these hot homes. >> we've been surviving as much as possible. >> reporter: high heat combined with no ac has taken a deadly turn. >> i've never seen a storm like this. >> reporter: two heat-related deaths have been reported in baltimore city. the mayor fighting to get more utility crews in the city. those crews now working 24 hours a day
CBS
Jun 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
baltimore city and northwest baltimore county. last night's storm knocked down trees that knocked out part of the sanitation system. people in those areas tonight are still being urged to conserve water. >> it takes a lot of time to refill those tanks, so people who start getting water in the southern part of the system, areas like pikesville, they need to refrain from using that water. >> that's kurt cokier with bpw. he expects everything will be back in order tomorrow morning. the power problems also forced several businesses to close, including lots of gas stations in maryland, people having to hit one after another gas station that were shut down. i heard of one gas station that had a 20 minute wait for gas today, 70 cars in line at one time. all day long, viewers have been sharinging incredible videos and pictures of the storm. here's a look at more of them. >> reporter: incredible lightning and scary winds lead to widespread storm damage on the streets of maryland like this one. some trees fell on homes. this homeowner was asleep when a huge tree crashed into his bedroom roof. a view
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. ingredients for life. >>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> deadly weather, scorching summer temperatures kill. >> tonight, the race to get power back on for thousands as the heat rises. >>> hello, everyone. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> a heat wave takes over maryland. today the sun sizzled with temperatures approaching 100 degrees, making it extremely uncomfortable to be outside. no electricity. tonight, late rainstorms knocked out power to hundreds of fragile homes that had just been restored. wjz is live with extensive coverage. let's begin live in north baltimore with the latest on just how deadly this weather has been. >> reporter: it's hard to believe it's been nearly a week since this storm hit and debris like this still litters the street with triple digit temperatures and power outages, eight heat-related deaths have been reported in maryland. medics rushed to help davis, he and wiz wife stuck in their sweltering ap
CBS
Jul 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
baltimore city police say they plan to have extra officers on patrol at least through this weekend. adam, back to you. >> monique griego live with us. stay with wjz for complete coverage of this tragedy in aurora. for the very latest on the suspect and also, we're learning more information about the victims and the investigation. additional details at wjz.com. >>> so far, some rainstorms have been washing on our week. how long is the rain going to last? let's check in with meteorologist bernadette woods. she's got a look at live doppler radar. it's quieting down in the city a little bit tonight. >> it definitely is a way, wet start to the weekend. the first warning doppler radar shows a little drizzle out there. and then the drizzle is moving off to the east but fog is in the way, so a little more drizzle. as far as rainfall totals go, this takes it back to thursday when we get the heaviest amounts of rain but then four and a half inches crossed at 3.3 at b.w.i. marshall. you'd think that's mild for the evening here. 68 degrees. that's our high so far today. pretty incredible we've had t
CBS
Jul 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
feet long and 20 feet deep opens up in the middle of a busy baltimore city street and could take weeks to repair. skychopper 13 was over the scene. bpw says a culvert from the 1930s gave way under the road. parts of monument street near johns hopkins hospital remain closed tonight. >>> could the shooting massacre in aurora, colorado, have been prevented? new evidence indicates that the suspect may have wanted to give advance notice before the deadly attack. >> reporter: investigators scoured the mailroom at the university of colorado and found a piece of mail from james holmes. a bomb squad handled it with a robot in case there were explosived inside. sources tell cbs news it was sent from holmes to one of his professors. in it, he talked about shooting people and included crude drawings of a gunman and his victims. the letter arrived days before friday's shooting but had not be processed out of the mailroom. criminal profilers say we may sigh more letters from the alleged shooter. >> particularly because of the complexity of the case and how much work this person put into these two di
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
take lightly. >> reporter: nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, and friday a new gas reported in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member and you know that's why we tell people to prepare and we tell people to check on each other. >> reporter: that's just what the city is doing, volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are taking added precautions. >> i don't think it's ever been this hot for this event. >> reporter: special air- conditioned tents have been brought in. >> we have missing tents throughout the festival and the mta is bringing in cooling buses. >> reporter: with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units will be on scene and roaming the clouds to keep an eye out for anyone who might be overheating. >> reporter: workers setting up for the big event know just how hot it is.
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
shooting in northwest baltimore city. police say they so the a man, 25-year-old devante bowman. police say he ran from a store and then reached into his pocket for a weapon and then was shot by awn officer. the officer is on paid administrative leave. >>> a talented teenager's life cut short in a car accident. today, family and friends say their final fair wells. the teen's lass mates say this accident has taught them an unforgettable plon. >> reporter: family and friends say 17-year-old alec cosgeria had everything going for him. a sphar on his swim team, a popular -- a star on his swim team, a popular student, and a popular duct tape business. >> he's a great kid, great attitude. >> he was very talented, so full of promise. touched a lot of people's lives. >> reporter: baltimore county police say alec was driving on green spring avenue after dinner with friends. somehow, he lost control of his car. it spun out on a curb and struck a tree. paramedics tried to save him, but he died at maryland shock trauma. his friends are in shock. >> it's just profound grief. we're sad and it's hard
CBS
Jul 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
call -- got a call that a boat was taking on water about 1,000 miles away from ocean city. luckily, everybody on word was rescued, but some did suffer minor juries. >>> a suspicious death is under investigation in south baltimore tonight. police found an adult male with trauma to his body. the man died add shock trauma, and homicide detectives say it's still not clear if he was shot, so thai waiting for an autopsy report. a body has been disovered floating in the poet mack river. a won'ter called police after seeing the body. the man was wearing blue athletic workout pant. they found no apparent sign of trauma. they're hoping an autopsy will help determine who that man is and how he died. mitt romney is overseas in israel tonight. danielle knotting hamm reports that romney is hoping to bolster his foreign sol say cells. >> reporter: mitt romney arrived in gee us are legal late saturday night. hoping to court support for really and jewish voters. mark shal is one of 1,000 americans in israel and plans to vote for romney. romney hopes that support from voters in israel will help win
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
you, people are outraged. >> reporter: baltimore city's crumbling system supplies the entire region including baltimore county and hartford county. many fear it is still not enough to keep up with the aging system. >> testified that she would like to see some sort of a trust fund established. this makes sense. we need to do this. >> reporter: back on light street, a temporary water system finally allowed businesses here to reopen. >> i'm shocked because it looks scary. >> anxious, scared, nervous. >> reporter: many wonder where and when will the next emergency strike? >> reporter: they're sticking to the three-week estimate to get it fixed, but it could shift defending on what they find when they get underground. >> the final cost for the light street repairs hasn't been tallied but is estimated to be in the millions. >>> firefighters strapped on their gears and hit the stairs today. they are in town for a firefighters convention. they started the daze honoring firefighters lost in the world trade center on 9/11. they ran a total of 110 flights and wore photos of those killed in the
CBS
Jul 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
least stabilized if not grown. baltimore was one of the biggest cities in america after world war ii, but its population has steadily gotten smaller. >> i love being downtown. it's so convenient. >> the more government cuts things, the more people tend to leave. >> reporter: valuable federal dollars are tied directly to the population for cities nationwide. >> pure and simple, the more population you have, the more dollars you would get for housing or health programs and a host of other things that are funded at the federal and state levels. >> reporter: city planners say it could take three to six months for the census bureau to determine whether it will reassess baltimore's population. back to you. >> thank you. city planners estimate baltimore could gain or lose $90 million over ten years depending on how the census department responds. >>> the red cross is in need of volunteers tonight as the region suffers the wrath of mother nature. many people are lacking food, shelter and clothing right now. last month's devastating storm and the hot temperatures have stretched the red cross
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
after a crime is committeed. >>> underarmor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be an athlete. the teacher trained 12 girls for ten weeks until they could run a mile and track their progress online. she get an underarmor sponsorship gear. >> they can do more than run a mile. those dpicials are fit. >>> coming up, a deadly blast, 7 people killed when a bomb goes off on a bus full of israeli tourists. israel's government is vowing revenge. >> my whole body was on fire. >> man fighting against death after being bitten by a rattlesnake. >> reporter: michael phelps says this will be his last olympics. >> more chances of showers headed our way. and i'll have your complete first warning forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road, lightning strikes ] where things aren't always what they seem. [ wolves howling ] because thrills hide in the shadows just waiting at every turn. [ coaster whoosh ] brave the black forest on verbolten.
CBS
Jul 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is wjz tv, wjzhd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> murder charges, the colorado shooting suspect faces the judge for his crime. good evening everyone. thanks for joining us. holmes will appear for a formal arraignment in the morning. there's a key question. will prosecutors get to keep a pact -- packet he sent to psychiatrist. >> reporter: james holmes will be formally charged in court monday. they're still trying to come -- a court document released friday, they sent the package holmes sent to her and now his attorneys are fighting to get it back. a former denver prosecutor agrees with his position. >> any communications between the defendant and the psychiatrist are absolutely protected. we don't know at this point when the last time was he had any communications with her, we don't know the nature of those communications. >> reporter: 12 people were killed and dozens injured including pierce who is sitting right next to the emergency exit. >> when i saw him, it seemed lik
CBS
Jul 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is wjztv, wjzhd and wj wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city, to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> man hunt underway. gun fire erupts inside an upscale howard county salon. the man wanted as a warning sign leading up to the attack. >> good evening everyone. thanks for joining us. we have brand new information. officers say the estranged boy friend of a nail salon employee stormed inside and critically wounded her and another man. wjz live on the developing story tonight. derek has the new lead. >> reporter: tonight there's reports they have found the suspect's abandoned car but the search continuings for the man who opened fire inside a nail salon sending two people here. this is 35 year old now on the run. howard county police say saturday night he came armed with a gun to the salon where his exgirl friend and mother of two children worked as a nail technician. employees at the nearby creamery heard and seen some of the chaos. he encountered a male friend who was waiting the pick her up in the parking lot. shots we
CBS
Jul 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
coke. >> and i'm dick carter. >>> celebrating the fourth under a watchful eye. baltimore city police wife up patrols. no sneak has more on how the night went. >> reporter: most of the crowds are already gone. not too long ago, these walkways were packed with people, and among them were a love of baltimore city police officer. their job was to keep things safe and they seem to have done that. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of eyes fixated on the sky over the inner harbor as fireworks lit up the night. >> that was a big one. >> my little kids love watching it. it make mess happy to see them happy. >> reporter: the massive crowds only adding to the excitement and patriotic energy of the show. but mixed in with the clutches of people were hundreds of baltimore city police officers. their job was to keep this celebration violence free. last year, several fights broke out and a 4-year-old was hit by a stray bullet. >> reporter: the security started with these new barriers. >> reporter: all police officer are now in uniform to make sure their presence is known. >> we have the ground for
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
media. >> reporter: the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after fiery criticism with the mayor chief online and closing. "there's no medics but you can call the video phone." the department said the new guidelines are not to repress free speech but to make sure intelligence is not divulged and only given in emergencies. >> concise guidelines and boundaries and members can communicate, but it must be done orderly. >> reporter: but still, the firefighters' union is troubled enough. they are meeting with lawyers and the fire department next week. >> that's our only concern, to make sure the members are covered legally. >> reporter: but the criticism won't vanish. some say they'll go underground and go anonymously. the supreme court ruled that they can face punishment in limited situations for what they say on social media, but maryland's general assembly said you don't have to share your user names and pass words with your employers. >> it's like tapping into a phone with person
CBS
Jul 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> the bizarre rescue that has baltimore city paramedics in disbelief. >> i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete first warning weather forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> it's partly cloudy and 80 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather is coming up. >>> one man's yard is dropping piece by piece down a 200-foot cliff in washington state. the hole is swallowed up a century's old tree. the fire department is concerned because of the edge. it will cause a natural sprain to change its course. >>> bolt of lightning starts a fatal chain of events in new york city. the lightning strike unleashed an avalanche of scoff of scaffolding. this woman said it was a surreal event. >> it started to collapse and i saw a gentleman passing underneath at that moment. >> the scaffolding was put up a month ago by the previous lightning strike. >>> well, the former trader took his life. he had cyanide in his system. he was seen putting something in his mouth shortly after convicted of arson. it was possible for him to hide the pill in his pocket. >>> there's new infor
CBS
Jul 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>> visitors wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's new station. sent tens of thousands struck through a fourth day without a seat. more helps arriving, but how much longer it will take. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> sometimes house by house the power is coming back on, but now the threat of new storms could cause major setbacks. tens of thousands in the dark and four days after the storm there are trees down. earlier here on state augustin's road, crews trying to remove the downed trees. it's a difficult task in the near 100-degree weather. incredible new video. this shows how powerful the straight line winds were ripping straight lines -- street signs back and forth. more storms and an update on the heat. megan mccorkle live where the lights are still out. >> here a long lake avenue, crews are actually out here guarding this giant tree that is wrapped in power lines. the work here hasn't even started yet, which means this neighborhood may not be onli
CBS
Jul 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
travelers.com. >> this is wjz tv. before hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the county is, now has complete coverage. >> . >> >> a former principal is murdered in florida. >>> was a perceptible in chesapeake pasadena. officials found him floating in a canal. one of the officials rented a house from norman. he says there was trouble between landlord and tenant. >> it was vacant, but then he said, i let these brands go in. and then he said, they are not paying them. >> he was principal at chesapeake until 1983 and the auditorium is named for him. >> a baltimore firefighter is arrested in an fbi raid accused of running a prostitution ring out of a local warehouse. it's not the first time his face such allegations. we have a shocking investigation from police headquarters. >> back in 2010 jamar simmons was arrested for human trafficking and prostitution. he pled not guilty and was given probation. >> inside this house is where police say jamar simmons and franklin coit we're running on online prostitution ring. >> i can't imagine anything scandalous would be going on in here.
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
me, you never know there's a lot of weird people in the world. >> reporter: both baltimore city and county police say people heading to the movies should expect to see more officers on patrol. >> just simply a precaution and extra resources to make sure people have a safe and enjoyable time. >> reporter: while police don't know of any threats moviegoers were still happy to see the extra security. >> whether it happens for the first time or it happens at a copy cat action you're always going to have to be vigilant. >> reporter: consumers can also do their part. >> they feel in their gut if they observe something that is unusual. they should notify somebody because the little information they know could save their lives. >> reporter: amc released this statement saying we will not allow any guests into our theaters in costumes that make other guests feel uncomfortable and we will not permit face covering masks or fake weapons inside our building. >> that's the best move they can make right now. people do want to go out and enjoy themselves and be safe. >> reporter: in addition to amc,
CBS
Jul 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-launch coaster. only at busch gardens. >>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> getting ready to race. construction now under way for the baltimore grand prix. the big changes this year to prevent the head aches of last year. >>> hello, everyone. here's what people are talking about tonight. indy car racing return toss baltimore in five weeks, but there's a lot of work to be done. with the grand prix comes road construction, traffic, and big crowds. organizers are making key changes changes to improve the process. we have more on the activity that's just gun tonight. >> reporter: that work has definitely started. check it out. you can see the orange cones here along conway street. grand prix organizers say they're trying to minimize the effects on traffic by doing most of their work overnight. the need for speed starts with a crawl. construction for the baltimore grand prix is under way. >> last year it took about 45 days to build the racetrack. we've cru
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> downtown drenched, a water main break at the height of rush hour flooding baltimore's busiest streets. >> i seen the pothole lifting up out of the air. the ground starts cracking in pieces. >> the danger, the gridlock, and the emergency repairs under way. >> hello, everybody. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >>> an infrastructure nightmare tonight. crews are trying to clean up from a major water main break. there is a lot of work to do and it could be days before downtown is back to normal. >> reporter: things like bus service, buss came, but they were so late a lot of people gave up and walked. by comparison, this was a relatively small main compared to other water main breaks, but it is causing big problems. chopper 13 is over a 20-inch water main that drenched downtown. it sent thousands of gallons of water and sandy dirt gushing into the street. >> it looks terrible. it's like a bad mo
CBS
Jul 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz maryland's news station. >> in the dark storms strike leaving maryland a mess. tonight the clock is ticking on restoration efforts as summer sizzles. >> we have complete coverage of the aftermath. thanks for joining us. dozens of schools will be closed tomorrow. we're running a list of them. friday night's storms swirled in fast killing two unsuspected marylanders. a woman was killed when this huge oak tree slammed right into her bedroom. a man also died as a tree crashed on top of his car. massive trees are down all across the mid-atlantic. this is a huge oak that tumbled on a car. huge oak that tumbled >>> golf fans were allowed back at the country club today but yesterday the spectators were banned. wjz is live with extensive coverage and our meteorologist is tracking another storm moving in now. let's check with eric and he's live with the latest on widespread power outages. >> are they making headway tonight? >> reporter: they ar
CBS
Jul 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with and we still have a flash flood warning for much of baltimore county and the city. right now, it's off to the east of the city. heavy activity toward earlville and just east of the bay there. another batch across northeastern maryland. it's moving off today. for the rest of tonight, maybe a few more showers. there's still a watch in effect for hartford, pg county until 1 a.m. the flash flood warning for the city took effect until 2 a.m. we will see more storms into the weekend. i'll have the forecast in a few minutes. >>> a manhunt is on for the gunman who kidnapped cal ripkin's mother and held hers to damage for nearly 26 hours. police need your help to find out who he is and we he abducted vi rbi companionship. >> reporter: police have released this flier and w surveillance picture of man they say aa ducted vi ripkin. >> reporter: this is the man police say kidnapped vi ripkin at gun point. a surveillance camera captured these immaterialenings. >> he was wearing a long white shirt, blue jean, had a hat on. >> reporter: the suspect tied up ripkin and forced her into the back
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
looked like it was the epicenter. >> reporter: now city and county leaders are asking them one main question. >> what else can they be doing to prepare us better when these instances occur? >> reporter: baltimore county xekstive kevin cammanat is pa part of one of north carolina's largest commissions. they ask the pfc to prep the companies on several issues. >> reporter: because most of the outages were caused by falling trees, one of the most important things they need to look at is the idea of burying power lines in certain neighborhoods. >> we would like to have better information from bge as to where outages have taken place so we can send our resources out there to offer assistance. >> reporter: county leaders say while they know burying lines is an expensive option, they still think it's something that needs to be looked at. >> governor o'malley has also sported investigating buried tower lines. >>> prison tazed a man to stiphim from running around naked. officers found 36-year-old james frederick brown partly nude on the highway this morning. place say he threatened officers,
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